Costume. Chitons.  Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Archaic Greece by Tadarida In the Archaic Period, clothes were mostly white and made of stiff materials. Woman on the left wears peplos, the one on the right - doric chiton. They are both made of two rectangular piece of cloth, that are sewn together on the left side and open on the right. Top edges are turned over and pinned together. In chiton, the fold reaches from shoulders to waist, in peplos it's shorter.

Archaic Greece by Tadarida In the Archaic Period, clothes were mostly white and made of stiff materials. Woman on the left wears peplos, the one on the right - doric chiton. They are both made of two rectangular piece of cloth, that are sewn together on the left side and open on the right. Top edges are turned over and pinned together. In chiton, the fold reaches from shoulders to waist, in peplos it's shorter.

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)  Attributed to the Karkinos Painter     Period:      Archaic  Date:      ca. 500 B.C.  Culture:      Greek, Attic  Medium:      Terracotta

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) Attributed to the Karkinos Painter Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Terracotta Statuette of a Siren  Archaic Greece (550-500 BC)  The Sirens were mythical creatures said to lure sailors to their doom with their songs. In modern art they often appear as mermaid like creatures because of their link to the sea, however in Greek mythology they were these bird-women who clung to rocks. This statuette may have been a dedication in a sanctuary.  Source:The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta Statuette of a Siren Archaic Greece (550-500 BC) The Sirens were mythical creatures said to lure sailors to their doom with their songs. In modern art they often appear as mermaid like creatures because of their link to the sea, however in Greek mythology they were these bird-women who clung to rocks. This statuette may have been a dedication in a sanctuary. Source:The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Greek | from Thebes (Archaic) | The Archaic period in Greece (800 BC – 480 BC) was a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages.

Greek | from Thebes (Archaic) | The Archaic period in Greece (800 BC – 480 BC) was a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages.

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